Lanona Clare Myers

Lanona Clare Myers, 90, of Cottage Grove, passed away on Oct. 30, 2017.

She was born on Jan. 15, 1927 in Cottage Grove to Joe L. and Verna C. (Tullar) Geer. 

Lanona was a 1944 graduate of Cottage Grove High School and worked as a teacher's aide at Harrison Elementary School.  She enjoyed spoiling her grandkids and great-grandkids.  She also liked puzzles, gardening, traveling and going to casinos.

She married Clare Myers on Nov. 13, 1946 in Cottage Grove.

She is survived by a son, Neil Myers and wife Mary of Springfield, Ore., a daughter, Pam Welch and husband Tom, of Cottage Grove, two sisters, Patricia Miller of Albany, Ore. and Lillian Kirchner of Auburn, Calif., seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clare Myers (1993); a son, Gil Myers (2016); and a sister, Lucille Townsend (2012). 

Lanona loved family gatherings and would be pleased for you to celebrate her life by having your family get together for a fun time filled with laughter and love.

Arrangements in the care of Smith Lund Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove.